Stock-index futures traded higher Thursday, 11/3/11. Futures on the Dow rose 64 points to 11,832. S&P 500 Index futures rose 6.8 points to 1,241, while NASDAQ 100 futures advanced 6.5 points to 2,321.
EU stocks rose, erasing losses as traders monitored political developments. Asian share markets ended lower, amid signs that the EU is struggling to work together.
EconRecon: Data released, today will include weekly jobless claims, Q3 productivity, the I.S.M. non-manufacturing index for September and factory orders for August.